2013, a fabulous year!

Myra Turkey, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

As 2013 comes to an end, I can’t help but think this has been an absolutely amazing year.  Yes, I’m one lucky gal to be blessed with the support systems I have and the life choices I have made. The year kicked off on a positive note – with a move to a new house. … Continue reading

Piles of rocks

Hieropolis Turkey, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

As I wandered around the ruins of Heiropolis in Turkey, and reflected on my visits to a few other ruins, I couldn’t help but think that the works of archeologists are rather unappreciated. Working behind the scenes, archeologists bring history to life, providing insight into former civilizations and brilliant places to wander for a few … Continue reading

Getting ready for the holidays!

Copyright Mandy Sinclair

Yikes! In just two weeks I’ll be heading home for Christmas.  Two weeks until I am face-to-face with winter. Snow. Cold. And everything else I HATE about winter. But after two years of being abroad I’m looking forward to going home for the holidays. Snuggled up next to the  fireplace, trying not to complain too much … Continue reading

Missing Morocco

Having been in Turkey for five weeks now, and loving it, I do find myself missing Morocco.  The vibrant colours. The hectic medinas. The landscapes – desert, ocean and mountains. The music. My friends. There’s just something about it. A certain je ne sais quoi. And this video by Oum sums it up quite well! … Continue reading